Stephens Point Campus

Online Databases

Start Your Research Here!

Find articles, books, ebooks, videos, online videos, journals, and more.

Access: When searching resources from an off-campus location, you will need your Mid-State 8-digit student ID, your network password, and the following Mid-State library ID: 26852-000000000. If the database you are searching is provided by BadgerLink, we recommend using your zip code instead of a library ID. If you have any questions, please contact the library services staff using Ask a Librarian or review the resources below.

Resources for Effective Research

Please view the below guides for more information on using online databases.

Library Catalogs
Magazines and Newspapers
General Research Databases
Agriculture / Natural Resources / Science
  • Agricola – The complete database from the National Agricultural Library with hundreds of full-text and full-image articles
  • Agriculture Journals – The leading agricultural journals published in North America
  • GreenFILE – Articles covering all aspects of human impact on the world
  • Science Reference Center – Full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources
  • Business Source Premier – The industry's most popular business research database, featuring the full text for more than 2,200 journals
  • EBSCO Business Resources
  • Reference USA – Internet-based reference service containing detailed information on businesses, healthcare providers, and consumers
  • OmniFile Full Text Select – Full-text database that includes graphical content, podcasts, and foreign-language article translations covering a wide array of core subjects.
  • Regional Business News – Full-text regional US and Canadian business publications
Careers / Employment / Test Prep
  • CareerLocker – Information, tools, and resources adults need to make the best decisions for their future (Special access code required. Contact the Academic Learning Center for more information.)
  • Job Center of Wisconsin – Access to State of Wisconsin job openings and information
  • Job Seeker – Collection of free resources, recommended by Wisconsin public libraries, to help build skills and find jobs
  • Learning Express Library – Collection of web-based test preparation tools and skill-building materials
Criminal Justice / Corrections / Law
  • Criminal Justice Periodical Database – Full-text articles covering most criminal justice topics, including corrections and administration, law enforcement, and more
  • FindLaw – Access to federal and state law, the Constitution of the United States, the United States Code (laws made by Congress), and the United States Supreme Court
  • Wisconsin Digital Archives – Growing collection of electronic state documents primarily from the executive and judicial branches of state government
Health / Medical / Nursing
History / Genealogy / Geography / Country Studies / Government
  • Literary Reference Center – Collection of literary criticism and works
  • LitFinder – Collection of literary works and related articles
  • NoveList – Fiction recommendation resource with read-alikes, discussion guides, reading lists, and more
Multimedia Resources
Other Program-Specific Databases
Spanish (Español) Resources